Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th May (Fully Booked)
Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th May (Fully Booked)
Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th May (3 places left)

Tuesday 8th and Tuesday 9th June

Other Details:

  • Duration – 2 Days
  • 9am – 4.30pm

  • Fee – €350

This is a 2 day course usually run between 09.00hrs and 17.00hrs with a combination of both shore based and practical

An introductory RYA Power boating which covers the following:

  • Personal Equipment
  • Parts of the boat
  • Launching
  • Engine checks

Following our introduction you will cover:

  • Orientation to the power boat
  • Basic controls
  • Coming alongside and departing
  • Rules of the road
  • International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea
  • Other Water Users and local bylaws

Out on the water our Instructors will introduce you to:

  • Crewing
  • Low speed handling and engine trim
  • Picking up a mooring buoy, towing
  • High speed manoeuvring
  • Recovery
  • Orientation
  • Boat Controls
  • Coming alongside and leaving
  • Turning in a confined space
  • 3 point turns
  • Turning in length
  • Figure of 8 forward and reverse
  • Power Boat Chums Holding station
  • Anchoring
  • High speed U turns and S turns
  • Engine trim
  • Securing to a Buoy
  • Man over board
  • Pilotage with a compass
  • and an introduction to GPS
  • You will also cover chart work, safety equipment, fire fighting, meteorology, tides, buoyage, basic navigation and pilotage.

This course is advantageous to:

  • Tender Drivers on Superyachts
  • Dive boat Drivers
  • Rib Drivers

After successfully completing this course it is advisable to take the VHF/ SRC radio license.

Price: €350